“Paint it Black” by The Rolling Stones was released as a single on 6th May, 1966. A whole life ago… But the song was made to last some lives more –or so I hope–. When I listen to it before or after “I Got the Blues”, which is five years less old (but not at all less sad), I do feel the whole black picture of it all.
It’s been black indeed. Black as coal.
… But I hear the song says, at one point: “If I look hard enough into the settin’ sun, my love will laugh with me before the mornin’ comes” … Surely a nightly, truly black love !